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Statewide Home Visiting Consortium

During the fall of 2012, TexProtects organized the Texas Home Visiting Consortium, consisting of representatives from the evidence-based and promising home visiting programs throughout the state of Texas. The mission of the Consortium is to bring together Texas home visiting programs to increase the awareness of home visiting in Texas and to coordinate legislative efforts. The current home visiting program models that are members of the Home Visiting Consortium include:

  • Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)
  • Healthy Families
  • Healthy Start
  • Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)
  • Parents as Teachers (PAT)
  • Positive Parenting Program (Triple P)

The Home Visiting Consortium (HVC) developed language for Home Visiting Accountability Act (SB 426), filed at the beginning of the 83rd Legislative Session by the Honorable Senator Jane Nelson. This piece of legislation, which TexProtects endorsed, ensures that Texas focuses future investment on evidence-based home visiting programs, ensures that programs are held accountable for their outcomes and are continuously evaluated for implementation fidelity and effectiveness in Texas.

Home Visiting Consortium Legislative Resources (PDFs)

83rd Legislative Session Home Visiting Consortium (HVC) Resources
83rd Legislative Session – HVC Legislative & Budget Priorities Scorecard
83rd Legislative Session – HVC Legislative and Budget Agenda


Home Visiting in Texas: Current and Future Directions

This 64-page comprehensive report on the scope, funding and outcomes of home visiting programs in Texas, plus recommendations for the child abuse prevention strategy.


Download PDF of guidelines

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Our mission is to reduce and prevent child abuse and neglect through research, advocacy and education. We effect change by organizing and educating our members to advocate for increased investments in evidence-based child abuse prevention programs, CPS reforms, and treatment programs to heal abuse victims. Learn more about the work we do. You can help protect Texas children from abuse & neglect. Find out how you can help.

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